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Piece of brocade

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 8 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.635

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Pinkish red wool ground with a design of two birds (?) woven with natural-colored linen. The design shows Byzantine influence.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription